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    Judge JP6



    Our mission is to serve the people of Tarrant County, Precinct Six, with efficient justice for all. We will treat all persons with integrity, fairness, respect and provide service to all in the most courteous and expedient way possible.


    Effective September 1, 2020, the jurisdictional limit will increase to $20,000.00 in Justice Courts. Please review the Justice Court Rules to ensure proper filing of your lawsuit. 

    On September 1, 2020, the CDC issued a Federal Eviction Moratorium Order on all residential evictions effective September 4 through December 31, 2020 requiring landlords to file a sworn statement with eviction petitions stating if the tenant has filed a Declaration that will halt the pending proceeding until the expiration of the moratorium. Please click here for the CDC order and documents required with all eviction filings.

    The court will proceed with in-person hearings beginning June 8, 2020. Prior to coming in to the court, please review the Covid-19 Operating Plan for the Tarrant County Judiciary. (click here for the operating plan order)

    Persons who are members of vulnerable populations and who are scheduled for court will be accomodated by being allowed to appear by phone or via Zoom. Click here to see how we are supporting our vulnerable population during this time. You may email the court or call for more information.

    Coronavirus Stimulus Bill (CARES Act) contains provisions halting Evictions for tenants in properties covered by a federally-backed mortgage for 120 days from March 27 through July 24, 2020). Please click here for more information and to see the required documents needed to file your Eviction.

    On August 21, the Texas Supreme Court issued its 24th Emergency Order which extends the requirement that plaintiffs in residential eviction cases include information in or with their petition related to if the property is covered by the CARES Act, and if so, whether proper notice to vacate was given. This Order extends the requirement for cases filed through September 30, 2020. Click here for affidavit to file with your Eviction case.


    If you have any questions, please call our office at 817-370-4525 during our normal business hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you are unable to reach us by phone, you may also email

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    Southwest Sub-Courthouse

    6551 Granbury Road

    Fort Worth, Texas 76133


    Phone: 817-370-4525

    Fax: 817-850-2345

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    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    *Justice Court 6 follows the same Severe Weather Policy as the Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD). If FWISD delays its opening or is closed, Justice Court 6 will do so as well. However, call our office to confirm closure or delay.

    For your convenience we now offer 2 ways to eFile:

    1. Use eFile Texas Self-help to file new cases for Small Claim, Eviction, Debt Claim, and Repair and Remedy. You will use a step-by-step guide to answer a series of questions to help prepare and file your court forms online.

    2. Use eFile Texas to file new cases and add additional documents to existing Small Claim, Eviction, Debt Claim, along with other types of cases. This service does not provide a step-by-step guide as eFile Texas Self-help. Documents have to be scanned into the program before filing.


    Appeals will not be accepted through eFile at this time.

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